Matt Parker explains why no one should be fooled by a misuse of statistics just like no one was fooled by "I did not have sexual relations with that woman."
very nice article that is missing your job to be fully understandable beyond numbers and words.
PS. very nice update here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2010/sep/29/statistics-lies-abuse?showallcomments=true#comment-7830171
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